Hidden Heritage at High Lodge
Trailing the hidden heritage of High Lodge was a Heritage Lottery funded project, which amongst other things involved the construction of the heritage trail here at High Lodge. The project team also created some worksheets and resources to help students engage with the trail and discover more about the history of the area. You can find out more about the project here.
Worksheets and resources for KS2
Forestry what does it mean? - Match the forestry terminology to the correct images and look for these forest operations, but make sure you follow all safety signage on site.
Audio listening posts - As you walk the Heritage trail, listen to the tracks at the audio-listening posts to find the answers to the quiz.
Tree cycle - Arrange the pictures in order of the life of a tree.
Worksheets and resources for KS3
Archaeology iSpy - Look out for different archaeology features along the trail and mark them on the map.
Cycle trail construction - Take on the role of a trails ranger and see if you can design a new cycle trail route, considering heritage and conservation areas. Use the archaeology guidance document to help you.
Spot the species - Learn about the benefits of different tree species and see how many of each you spot along different sections of the trail.
What’s in a name - Investigate where names have come from by studying an old map of the Downham Estate, which is where High Lodge sits today.
Wildlife in the forest - Look at the panel in the wildlife shelter find the answers to the quiz. Why not try having a go first before you go in the shelter to see what you know already.
The working forest - Look at the panel in the working forest shelter find the answers to the quiz. Why not try having a go first before you go in the shelter to see what you know already.